This weekend, treat your father to a fun and memorable Father’s Day. Some frugal events to consider include a free concert, a play date at the Sports Hub, a live screening of 24h of Le Mans 2017 at a Porsche Singapore event, or a mass Father’s Day celebration at the Mediacorp Campus. The Tuas West Extension also opens on Father’s Day, and there will be free rides along the 4 new stations for their Open House (on Friday).

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Continued from Previous Week

Children's Biennale: Dreams & Stories
20 May - 8 Oct
All day

Cost: Free, $5 for art pack
Venue: National Gallery Singapore


The first edition of the Children’s Biennale, a four-month festival, invites you to discover art in a whole new way. Explore dreams and stories through site-specific installations, interactive artworks and a stimulating line-up of music performances, film showcases and art-inspired programmes designed especially for kids and families.
Hari Raya Festive Season & Geylang Serai Bazaar
20 May - 7 July

Cost: Free
Venue: Geylang Serai
The annual Hari Raya Light-up returns to Geylang Serai from 20 May to 7 July with this year's theme “Deepening the Kampung Spirit”. Gather with your friends and family to soak in the festive atmosphere while participating in various activities of Malay culture and heritage. As part of the Hari Raya season, the Geylang Serai Bazaar will open from 25 May through 24 June. During this period, there will also be stage performances and movie screenings on most Fridays through Sundays.
NHB: Children's Season Singapore 2017
27 May - 25 June
Various times

Cost: Free
Venue: Various National Heritage Board Museums

The National Heritage Board’s annual Children’s Season Singapore returns in 2017, presenting cultural and educational experiences that will inspire, engage and educate our young audience. This year’s edition goes beyond museums and will encompass all aspects of art, culture, heritage and education. With a wide range of programmes, exhibitions and engaging family activities for children of all ages, Singapore will be the place to be for children and families to create special memories together.
Pesta Ubin 2017
10 May - 16 July
Various times

Cost: Free
Venue: Pulau Ubin
Come experience Pulau Ubin's unique charms, its culture, kampung life, nature and wildlife. There will be free family-friendly, community-led activities including arts & crafts, birdwatching, boat tours, cycling, kayaking, and more.
PA: Let PAssion Take Flight 2017
4 June, 10 June (+ other dates)
Various times

Cost: Free
Venue: Various CCs

Spend quality time with your family by taking part in Let PAssion Take Flight 2017! Into its 6th year, the People's Association Family Life Champions are organising this programme featuring a Frisbee Design Competition and Frisbee Flying for three-generational families to interact and foster stronger bonds through a shared experience. Please see flyer for more details.
A Day Out with Art-Zoo
10 June - 20 June (opening event on 10 June)
9am - 9pm

Cost: Free
Venue: National Design Centre, 111 Middle Road
The colourful Art-Zoo characters first seen at i Light Marina Bay last March, will come to National Design Centre. From 10–20 June, during the school holidays, drop by to view and co-create a huge coloured work of these adorable animals.
Great Singapore Sale
9 June - 13 Aug

Venue: Various
Get the best out of your hard earned dollar! From entertainment to events, lucky draws, gifts with purchase, and tourist privileges, GSS 2017 gives you ample reasons to pamper yourself with ‘must-haves, must-dos and must-sees’.

 

Upcoming Events

ArtScience on Screen: Anime Season – Spirited Away
14 - 15 June
10.30am, 12.35pm, 2.40pm, & 4.45pm

Cost: Free
Venue: ArtScience Museum Level 4
As part of their Children's Season, the ArtScience Museum will be screening Spirited Away, a fantasy anime about a 10-year-old girl who unknowingly enters a fantastical spirit world ruled by strange creatures. Enjoy this masterpiece of astounding visual beauty and imagination.
ADAC 2017 Music Concert
16 June
7pm - 10pm

Cost: Free
Venue: Suntec Convention Centre, Level 6
As part of the 22nd edition of the Anti-Drug Abuse Campaign (ADAC), this event (opens at 5pm) will be an evening full of fun and music with performances from your favourite artistes, including Taufik Batisah, The Sam Willows, Inch Chua, and more. Limited tickets are available for redemption, and entry is on a first-come first-served basis.
Tuas West Extension Open House
16 June
12pm - 8pm

Cost: Free
Venue: Gul Circle, Tuas Crescent, Tuas West Road and Tuas Link

At the Tuas West Extension (TWE) Open House, all four stations will be opened to the public . You can ride the trains along the TWE for free, participate in exciting games and win prizes from 12pm to 8pm. Free shuttle buses will be available at Joo Koon and Pioneer MRT stations. The Tuas West Extension (TWE) will officially open on 18 June 2017, extending the East-West Line from the existing Joo Koon station with four new stations – Gul Circle, Tuas Crescent, Tuas West Road and Tuas Link.
The Sunday Times 'Baby Ready' Seminar 2017
17 June
1 to 5pm

Cost: $10 per person; $15 per couple
Venue: The Star Gallery at The Star Performing Arts Centre

Organised by The Sunday Times and presented by cord blood bank Cryoviva Singapore, 4 experts will give pregnancy & breastfeeding advice at the annual Baby Ready Seminar on June 17.
Pure Yoga: International Day of Yoga
17 June
Various time slots available

Cost: Free, with registration
Venue: Emily Hill

Pure Yoga is hosting 3 complimentary open-to-all yoga classes in celebration of International Day of Yoga. So grab your mat and swing by the event. The 3 classes are 3.30 – 4.45pm Dynamic Duo | 5.00 – 5.45pm All About the Kids | 6.00– 7.15pm Flow to the Power of Music.
Sports Hub Community Play Day
17 June - 18 June
10am - 9pm

Cost: Free, some activities are ticketed
Venue: OCBC Arena

Highlights will include amusement park rides, carnival game booths, bouncy castles, a bubble play ground and a bubble show. There will also be fringe activities, and free workout sessions - Glowing Zumba and Cardio Blast.
Gardeners' Day Out
17 June - 18 June
9am - 3pm

Cost: Free
Venue: HortPark Exhibition Gallery

Join Gardeners' Day Our for an entire day of gardening and lifestyle activities for everyone at Hortpark including Gardeners' Market, Food Bazaar, free Plant Consultations, and more. For consultations, it is advised to bring along your plant samples and photos for a more accurate diagnosis.
SmartParents Family Fun at Bukit Panjang Plaza
17 June - 18 June
11am - 7pm

Cost: Free, some activities require spending
Venue: Bukit Panjang Plaza, Garden Plaza Level 4

Spend an amazing weekend with SmartParents at Bukit Panjang Plaza and enjoy loads of fun activities. Highlights include the Amazing Race, Shine with Dad Contest, Picnic with Dad, Family Dance Off, DIY crafts, and even a coding session with NLB.
The Glasgow School of Art Singapore Degree Show 2017
17 June - 23 June
12pm – 8pm

Cost: Free
Venue: SOTA Gallery, Level 2

The annual Glasgow School of Art Singapore degree show is staged by the 2017 graduating cohort from the Communication Design and Interior Design programmes. 114 students will showcase an array of print, video and installation projects exploring diverse cultures from the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in North-West China to Vietnam; and closer to home, the multi-faceted culture and heritage of Singapore, examining Peranakan shophouses, Chinese opera and the kampong spirit of long-lost villages.
Dad's Day Out
18 June
9am - 7pm

Cost: Free
Venue: Mediacorp Campus Town Square
Celebrate Fathers’ Day with an awesome day of fun activities for dad and the whole family. Take part in several "Dad’s Challenge Activities" including Frisbee Throw, Garden Bowl, Carnival Shooting Range, and Water Balloon Hurl. You can also design and take home a mug for dad (while stocks last), redeem a Dad’s Day Out goodie bag, and stand a chance to win prizes. The first 300 dads will receive free breakfast sets.
Families for Life "Celebrating Fathers" Picnic
18 June
5pm - 9.30pm

Cost: Free, registration required
Venue: Mediacorp Campus Town Square
Enjoy family time at Families for Life Celebrating Fathers Picnic , as part of Dad's Day Out 2017. Register now as a family and receive a Families for Life goodie bag (while stock last). Activities include stage games, a FFL Mobile Cafe, a photo booth, DIY daddy tie making, music performances by Jack and Rai, and a movie screening of Trolls at 7.30pm.
Isha Singapore: International Day of Yoga
18 June
Various time slots

Cost: Free
Venue: Woodlands Community Centre, Yuva Bharathi International School, & Changi Airport T1

To celebrate the International Day of Yoga, Isha Singapore brings to you powerful tools to enhance health, joy, peace, love, success and inner exploration through their free workshops. The workshops are open to all over 7 years of age and do not require any fitness level or previous exposure to yoga. Workshops are offered as 45-, 60-, or 90-minute sessions. Please visit their website for more details.
International Yoga Day 2017
18 June
7.30am - 10am

Cost: Free
Venue: Fort Canning Park

Hosted by Yogathon, Singapore and The Art of Living, come celebrate the spirit of yoga at their annual International Yoga Day event. Join millions worldwide in promoting health, harmony and peace. Register your spot now.
2.4 Hours of Singapore Endurance Kart Race
18 June
5pm - 9pm

Cost: Free
Venue: KF1 Karting Circuit

Join Porsche Singapore for a fun-filled evening (supported by Leica Store Singapore, Michelin and Mobil 1) to witness their second 2.4 Hours of Singapore endurance kart race. Plus, enjoy the live viewing of the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2017 directly from France. There will be activities for the whole family, including Porsche car simulators, slot car challenge, Leica lucky draw & photo booth, kid's LEGO corner, along with free ice cream and hotdogs.
Under The Stars Art Film Screening
18 June
6.30pm - 10pm

Cost: Free
Venue: Goodman Arts Centre

Mural Lingo presents a free outdoor screening of "Basquiat" (1996). Starting out as a street artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat who was living in Thompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, is "discovered" by Andy Warhol's art world and becomes a star. But success has a high price, and Basquiat pays with friendship, love, and eventually, his life.

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